The Wild One Song Lyrics and Chords

The Wild One

 

The Wild One Song Lyrics and Chords by Johnny Horton

 

The Wild One
Recorded by Johnny Horton
Written by Merle Kilgore and Tillman Franks
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Give me my cycle with  
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star filled sky  
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above
 
And a good lookin’ woman with  
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heart full of  
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love
 
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go to any honky in  
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any old town
 
Cause I am the wild one I’ll  
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never settle  
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I am the wild one I am the wild one
 
I am the wild one I’ll  
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never settle  
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I got a gal in every town  
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that claims she loves me  
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so
 
I love ’em and leave ’em I  
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want ’em all to  
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know
 
That  
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when I hear that wild wind a  
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blowin’ down the road
 
I know I’ll have to travel fast an
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d leave without  
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load
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I am the wild one I’m  
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leavin’ travelin’  
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light
 
Just me and my cycle was  
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speedin’ through the  
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night
 
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love a lotta women I  
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take ’em all around
 
I am the wild one I’ll  
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never settle  
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down
Repeat #2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Wild One?
– The song The Wild One was sang by Johnny Horton.

 

Who is Johnny Horton?
– John LaGale Horton (April 30, 1925 – November 5, 1960) was an American country music, honky tonk and rockabilly singer and musician, during the 1950s and early 1960s, best known for his saga songs that became international hits beginning with the 1959 single “The Battle of New Orleans”, which was awarded the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording. The song was awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award and in 2001 ranked No. 333 of the Recording Industry Association of America’s “Songs of the Century”. His first No. 1 country song was in 1959, “When It’s Springtime in Alaska (It’s Forty Below)”.
Horton’s music usually encompassed folk ballads based on American historic themes and legend. He had two successes in 1960 with both “Sink the Bismarck” and “North to Alaska,” the latter utilized over the opening credits to the John Wayne film of the same name. Horton died in November 1960 at the peak of his fame in a traffic collision, less than two years after his breakthrough. Horton is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

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